October 23, 2019

For Week #20 – October 24, the final harvest delivery for the 2019 FACSAP Summer Shares, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLAZQUEZ GARDENS – Christien Conniff

CNG Pending

  • Assortment of Red Mexican Midget, Yellow Pear and Yellow Jelly Bean Tomatoes

Introducing our newest grower, a FACSAP member-turned-grower, Mrs. Christien Conniff, growing in Stafford County, with her harvest debut!

Preparing for the past couple of years, Christien this season has produced her first harvest in the newly-established 80’ x 80’ garden that is in the heart of the northern Fredericksburg area.  She offers several unique varieties of tomatoes and peppers, including specialty types of Yellow Cherry and tiny red Mexican Midget tomatoes. (see attached photo), which will be included in this week’s Summer Harvest finalé!

You are giving me the opportunity to be a farmer, which is a lifelong dream...And I look forward to growing in the future Spring and Summer shares... 

Looking forward to servi...

October 8, 2019

For Week #18 – October 10— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Assorted Greens (Romaine Lettuce + Kale or Collard Greens for Large Shares; Romaine Lettuce for Small Shares)

  • Gold Potatoes  

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Swiss Chard

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Zucchini

  • Jalapeño Peppers

DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron

  • DTG will try to have peppers (jalapeno, cayenne and banana).  This will be the last harvest from the plants. 

COLEBROOK GARDEN - Jennifer Gron

Jennifer Gron's Colebrook Garden is offering hand-made goat milk soaps.  The soaps are made in small batches using goat milk, organic coconut and olive oils, and essential oils for a light fragrance.  Proceeds from these soaps go directly to support the goat feed bill...

September 24, 2019

For Week #16 – September 26— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

  • Okra 

GREEN THUMB GROWERS – Tom Miller

Green Thumb Growers won’t have another delivery until the winter squash grow and mature sometime in the end of September.

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Green Veggie Shares (bunches of lettuce, bok choi, lambs greens, curly mustard, tender green mustard, arugula, or radishes)

Good afternoon! On Sunday I went out early to the farm, watered, and planted some seeds. It has been so dry that I had to plant twice in our outdoor planting, to get a good stand of bok choi, turnips, and other greens, and beets.  We've just transplanted lots of kale, collards, and lettuce that will be ready in 2-4 weeks! 

-Jamie

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Butternut Squash

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Tomatoes

  • Zucchini

    ...

September 11, 2019

For Week #14 – September 12 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback 

  • Arugula

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Juliet tomatoes

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Corn

  • Sweet peppers

  • Lettuce/salad mix

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Winter squash

  • Zucchini 

DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron

  • Hot peppers

TERRA STONE GREENS – Caroline Nicotera

  • Clover Arugula Little of Mustard and Broccoli mix

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

The following items will be available for direct purchase for members at distribution on Thursday:


Oyster mushrooms at $8.00 per pound

Shitake mushrooms at $10.00 per pound

Okra at 3.00 per pound

Eggs at $4.00 a dozen

July 23, 2019

For Week #7 – July 25 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Corn

  • An assortment of tomatoes like last week, from small Slicers, to Carolina Golds, a mixture of Indigo Cherry, Yellow Trumpets, to Cherry and Juliets. A very colorful and delightful mixture!        [quarts for full shares and pints for half shares]

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Salad Collection: Beautiful Lettuce, Tender Cucumbers and Assorted Tomatoes

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Tomatoes

  • Sweet Green Peppers

  • Choose from:  Swiss Chard, Sweet Basil or Assorted Zucchini (large shares select 2 units, small shares select one unit)

DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron

  • Hot Peppers, likely Cayenne

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

I do not anticipate having a harvest delivery thi...

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